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Modern Home, Colonial Style, Central, Pool-Jets, a/C, Balcony,View

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Pool area,looking to downstairs BD. Bright/colorful really,but site dulls photo

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Last updated: 06/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description


HOUSE DESCRIPTION
House is a Charming, Modern ( built in 2006 by an American couple) home - yet it retains a colonial feel! Very Centrally Located,ONE BLOCK FROM SAN FRANCISCO CHURCH AND MONASTERY. Its Split Level . New Balcony off Master Bedroom. Efficient A/C in both bedrooms. In the center of the house is an open, uncovered area with a small COOL POOL WITH JETS, surrounded by lush foliage,hammocks and rocking chairs. There are tile floors throughout. Well-decorated with various French doors and windows.
Lovely detailed woodwork; Abundant lighting; And FANS galore hanging from high tropical bamboo ceilings. *NINE MODERN,CEILING FANS COOL YOU IN ALL AREAS OF THE HOUSE! SO MUCH BETTER THAN STILL SITTING HOT AIR! THIS MAJOR FEATURE IS NOT FOUND ANYWHERE ELSE IN TOWN!
There are two bedrooms,both with their own bathrooms. One on the main (bottom) level and one Master Bedroom on the second level.The Master Bedroom has a new gorgeous balcony with comfortable chairs and a stupendous view of the starry night & nearby Mombacho Volcano (when clear).
The house, Casa Las Brisas (house of breezes), is especially COOL due its efficient A/C's; its nine (9) large powerful ceiling fans (SUPER-COOLING!); the COOL POOL; breezes coming in the door and window off the living room, and the peaceful balcony off the Master Bedroom. These cooling aids are extremely important because Granada can get very hot. The balcony is an excellent feature, added in 2012.
I am continually improving the house. As of December ,2012, it has a brand new BLUE RAY DVD PLAYER, a new CD PLAYER, a new HOT WATER HEATER and a new POOL PUMP. The house is equipped with cable TV and with good internet service.
In addition, the house has a wonderful location- you can walk to the Central Park/Plaza and the main boulevard, LA CALZADA, where all the action is in five to eight minutes! The oldest church in Granada, San Francisco Church ,is just one block away.
Plus,the area is amongst the safest in Granada.Also taxis pass by every few minutes and the fare is only forty cents to any location within Granada!
PIease view all the photos on this site. They accurately show all of the house and were taken in 2012. The house is very modern - again it was built in 2006.



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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Not in the house. Allowed on the upstairs balcony or just in front of the main door....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Only low maintenance ones like parrots,etc. Buy them super-cheap around here! We can discuss it. But no dogs or cats,pls. Sorry....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Convertible bed(s): 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Are 2 bedrooms, plus an extra bed and a large,comfy sofa....moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) In Master Bedroom - as comfortable as the $900 bed in my house in US! In downstairs BDRM, bed is a Latin size,between a Queen and a Double. Large enough for a couple. There is also an extra bed available....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Free maid service 3-4 days/week . She will professionally clean all the house,including your dishes,towels and linens... Airport pickup is available. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    A handful (8-10?)of English channels with American TV programs,movies and sports....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    New quick cooling units in both bedrooms. Each BD also has a fan....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet:

    WIFI...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Changed every 2nd day....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Its safe to park directly in front of the house....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Works well w any computer, like the laptop I'm using now!...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you'll need is provided. We live here 3-5 months and cook regularly....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    The maid/house-cleaner will clean all your dishes 5x/week at no additional fee....moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave:

    Just like at home....moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Of course,with freezer. Works well....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    I am very proud of this, I admit. I had this extension to the master Bedroom built around Christmas of 2011. Has beautiful wrought iron terrace around it, a nice tile floor and very comfortable chairs... On a clear day you get an awesome view of nearby Volcano Mombacho....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    In center of house. Surrounded by plants hammocks and rocking chairs. Open air.Four jets. Also acts as a cool plunge....moreless

  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    With four jets. Is small, a 'plunge pool'. Oh how refreshing it is during the hot afternoon! Guaranteed to refresh!...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
JUNE 1- AUGUST 31
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$105
$650 $1,595
SEPT 1- DEC 19
Sep 1 - Dec 19, 2015
2 night min stay
$99
$575 $1,440
WINTER
Dec 20 - Mar 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$125
$745 $1,699
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$99
$575 $1,440
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

FREE MAID SERVICE PROVIDED ON ALTERNATE DAYS.AIRPORT PICKUP AVAILABLE FOR A SMALL FEE PAID THERE.

A $200 damage deposit is paid on check in and refunded on check out .Only once was a small amount kept due to damage.

You will be cooler in Casa Brisas/House of Breezes, because of the unique, powerful Nine ceiling fans covering the entire house + A/C in both bedrooms + cool pool with jets+ patio

Travelers pay a deposit to reserve the dates ,which varies according to length of rental,but often is $150-$250. Thirty -five days prior to move-in date the balance is due


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Last updated: 06/25/2015
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Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
MANAGUA
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
SEVERAL ON THE MAIN STREET
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
ON LAKE NICARAGUA
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
LAS GARAGE, KATHY'S WAFFLES,TERCERA DE OJO
30 Miles
Nearest Beach
SEVERAL- POCHOMIL,ETC

Car: Not Necessary

The oldest church in Granada, Iglesia San Francisco, is only one block away. This is the best way to find where my house is.

Lake Nicaragua, the largest in all of Central America, only a fifteen minute walk away.From the shore rent a boat out to the 'Thousand Islands' (Las Isletas) for a memorable,unique experience.

Laguna Apollo- A clear lake volcano,excellent for swimming w fab Panaramic view is 20' away by car.

Masaya - a nearby town, 15 miles away, has the best crafts market in the entire country.

Volcanoes- several are nearby to climb. One is active.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2010

About: I am a 66 year young man just recently retired. After having spent my 20's in Law School and then Chiropractic College, I began my own business importing and wholesaling handicrafts and furniture from Bali and Thailand. This fit me well because I love to travel, then in Asia and later in Latin America most recently to Africa. I used to play tennis and basketball,so now I'm a big fan of those two sports. And now with the SF 49ers doing so well,I enjoy watching their games. Other things I enjoy are reading well-written books,seeing good movies,chatting and dining out.

Why Granada:
I want to preface this by saying that I'd travelled to about sixty-five countries before coming to Nicaragua and buying the first house I ever bought in a foreign country. Then two years ago I volunteered teaching for a month in Guatemala. When my stint was over I decided to take a look at nearby Nicargua. I found the people to be extraordinarily friendly, helpful and kind. So I returned with my partner to travel more and get some inexpensive dental work. She is a real estate agent and wanted to look at houses in Granada,a place we liked very much. When I saw this house,Casa las Brisas, it seemed so perfect for us! So I bought it for personal use, but also discovering I could rent it out while not in it. So I did not really buy this as a vacation rental but as a house for us to live part-time. Fortunately, because the house is so beautiful & comfortable it rents out easily. (See the reviews.)

The Unique Benefits at this House:
* THE NINE MODERN,LARGE CEILING FANS WHICH COVER ALL THE HOUSE. THESE COOL YOU OFF WHILE INSIDE! (What a difference when they are off!) - Plunging into the small pool to cool off and using the jets to massage muscles. - Relaxing around the pool in a small hammock or a rocking chair reading or having a cool drink. - Having bedrooms on TWO levels for added privacy. - Air conditioning in both bedrooms. - Very high tropically designed ceilings giving a spacious feeling to the house. - The NEW balcony. See an incredible star-filled sky. - Beautiful woodwork on doors,beams & colonial arches. - Ample storage - Recessed lighting,Terracotta sconces. - Central location: short walk (5'-8') to the main streets,main park,almost all the excellent restaurants and La Calzada,the 'happening' street. - Ten minute bike ride to breezy Lake Nicaragua. AND new bicycle at house can be rented at $5/day, 25/week. - Very friendly Nicaraguan family who live next door.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

 

Photos

  • Pool area,looking to downstairs BD. Bright/colorful really,but site dulls photo

    Pool area,looking to downstairs BD. Bright/colorful really,but site dulls photo

  • Mombacho Volcano shot from downstairs door. Also visible from balcony upstairs.

    Mombacho Volcano shot from downstairs door. Also visible from balcony upstairs.

  • Living room w ceramic sconces, fans, vases, open door for breezes(Casa Brisas)

    Living room w ceramic sconces, fans, vases, open door for breezes(Casa Brisas)

  • The guest bathroom downstairs near stereo room and living room. Its large.

    The guest bathroom downstairs near stereo room and living room. Its large.

  • Another part of Master BD.Colonial arch,sconces. Bdrm is too big for 1 photo!

    Another part of Master BD.Colonial arch,sconces. Bdrm is too big for 1 photo!

  • Painting by pool, showing similar balcony to mine. Mine has superior ironwork.

    Painting by pool, showing similar balcony to mine. Mine has superior ironwork.

  • Old furniture displays 3 local ceramics 2nd shelf has wine glasses,books.By pool

    Old furniture displays 3 local ceramics 2nd shelf has wine glasses,books.By pool

  • Church by Hotel Granada.From house its a 10' walk, 3' bike ride towards the Lake

    Church by Hotel Granada.From house its a 10' walk, 3' bike ride towards the Lake

  • Pool area showing 1 of 2 comfy hammock chairs and rocking chair.

    Pool area showing 1 of 2 comfy hammock chairs and rocking chair.

  • Downstairs stereo area with comfortable chairs and stools. Door-guest bathroom.

    Downstairs stereo area with comfortable chairs and stools. Door-guest bathroom.

  • Closeup of NEW balcony off Master Bedroom...Chair faces Volcano Mombacho.

    Closeup of NEW balcony off Master Bedroom...Chair faces Volcano Mombacho.

  • Small part of large Master Bedroom w balcony. Mombacho volcano is straight ahead

    Small part of large Master Bedroom w balcony. Mombacho volcano is straight ahead

  • Modern Kitchen:microwave,4-burner stove, oven, utensils, pot/pans, plates, coffe

    Modern Kitchen:microwave,4-burner stove, oven, utensils, pot/pans, plates, coffe

  • Part of downstrs bedrm+armoir. Unseen-2 night tables,attached bathroom,+storage

    Part of downstrs bedrm+armoir. Unseen-2 night tables,attached bathroom,+storage

  • Hotel Dario on La Calzada,the main boulevard, 4-5 blocks from house.

    Hotel Dario on La Calzada,the main boulevard, 4-5 blocks from house.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
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  • Calendar last updated 06/25/2015
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